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Tax Information

Free Tax Preparation Help


  • AARP Foundation

    • Online Tax Assistance
      A year-round service for people with specific tax law questions:

      • Explore lists of frequently asked questions and answers.

      • Submit a request for information.

    • AARP Tax-Aide Service
      Provides in-person and virtual tax assistance to anyone free of charge with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 or have low to moderate income. Program is cosponsored by the IRS.

      • AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program services are generally available from late January/early February through mid-April of each year. During that time, you can enter your zip code to find a Tax-Aide location near you. Please note: MCMLS is no longer a host site for AARP Tax-Aide.

      • For more information about the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program, call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277), TTY 877-434-7598.

  • MilTax: Tax Services for the Military
    Free tax services for active military, veterans and their families. Services include tax preparation and e-filing software, and one-on-one help from military tax experts. Provided by Military OneSource and the Department of Defense.

  • United Way Montgomery County Center
    The Montgomery County Service Center supports free tax preparation as a key component of United Way THRIVE. If your annual income is $58,000 or less, you qualify for free tax preparation with help from an IRS certified tax preparer.

    January 26 - April 17
    Monday & Thursday 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM - 2:00PM

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $60,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Use the VITA Locator Tool to find a VITA site near you.